Senior Expeditor

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1243341

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Renewables - Biofuels/Biomass

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 16, 2024

Our client seeks a Senior Expeditor to join their Perth team.

As a Senior Expeditor, you will be responsible for expediting a wide variety of engineered and non-engineered materials and equipment as required by project or Company needs. Broad experience, particularly in complex procurement activities typical to the engineering, construction, energy, chemical and resources sectors is required. 

The role responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for all assigned activities related to the expediting of equipment and materials ensuring schedule and quality compliance.
  • Organises and/ or participates in KOM and Supplier progress meetings.
  • Provides continuous insight into supplier’s progress towards meeting purchase order requirements, particularly delivery schedule.
  • Updates expediting status including milestones and progress updates in the material management system Aveva ERM.
  • Review Vendor Package Progress Report, any delays in progress to be identified and addressed to relevant stakeholders and work mitigation plan to overcome the delay.
  • To expedite (both internally & externally) and ensure all the Design Critical Documents are approved to facilitate PIM/ Fabrication start.
  • Expedite for Sub Supplier Index and ensure all Sub orders are placed on time to meet the schedule.
  • Expedite/ monitor the Fabrication process and ensure all the Witness/ hold Points are addressed, NOI (Notice of Inspection) is issued.
  • Work with engineering, planning, project controls, construction, HSE and quality to ensure suppliers and contractors deliver specified services on-time.
  • Regular interface with package and client’s team as required.
  • To expedite for IRC (Inspection release certificate) upon successful completion of the final Inspection. Any open Punchlist items needs to be expedited for close.
  • To review Vendor packing list that meets TMR/ Contract requirements.
  • To issue SRN (shipping release note) when final shipping inspection is completed and final packing list, commercial invoice and other shipping documents are received.
  • To work with Logistics and ensure the items are collected from Contract incoterm location.
  • Any OS&Ds identified needs to be addressed with Vendor and closed.
  • To expedite/ ensure all the documents are approved, including MDR and the Package is closed.
What you’ll have
  • Demonstrable commitment to HSE requirements in project environments
  • University Degree in engineering, supply chain, quantity surveying/construction management or related field, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Extensive expediting experience in executing major projects in an EPCM / EPC organization. 
  • Highly skilled in interpreting supplier schedules and identifying and analysing critical path/s
  • Ability to proactively set priorities related to complex situations having multi-project and/or organizational impact.  
  • Effectively communicate and present complex proposals and recommendations to senior level management and stakeholders. Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Strong communication skills to liaise with suppliers from multiple countries and locations.
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage suppliers across multiple time zones.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and fabrication within the energy and construction sector.
  • Ability to understand client standards and specifications for equipment and materials, including packaging and logistics compliance requirements.
  • Attention to detail in monitoring documentation status.
  • Previous experience with project and procurement software systems and disciplined approach to system data (Aveva ERM, Requis, Aconex highly regarded).
About Airswift:
With more than 7,000 contractors and 700 employees in over 60 offices worldwide, our talent pool and geographical reach are unmatched in the industry. For 40 years, Airswift has been passionately transforming lives through the workforce solutions we provide, including talent acquisition, global employment and mobility, managed solutions, and consulting. We provide strategic support to our customers, resulting in trusted partnerships that are aligned and efficient. Our team of experts are ideally positioned to meet your needs, whether that is finding top talent, mobilizing people around the world, implementing an agile workforce strategy or improving decision-making for workforce planning


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